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Thank You

Thank you to everyone helping to keep us going during this time! We appreciate all that you do! #WeAreGrantCounty Not able to view the video in Facebook? Click here to watch on Vimeo.
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Need Covid-related supplies? Here's how and what to order

Our response to COVID-19 has prompted some process changes to how we provide supplies needed specifically for the response.  The process and guidelines below are meant to serve you all as effectively and efficiently as possible while avoiding shortages of these critical supplies where they may be needed most.All requests for COVID-related "cri...
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Employee Association launches mask-making drive

The Grant PUD Employee Association has launched a drive to make 500 fabric masks for our coworkers. If you have a sewing machine and know how to use it, we need your help!Cotton fabric face masks are not required to be worn by staff, but the Grant County Health District says the masks can help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and can be a good ...
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Ralph's work with 811 helps make county safer

Grant PUD's own Ralph Gonzalez is a member of Grant Adams Utility Coordinating Council which promotes safety through the 811/Call Before You Dig program. Call Before You Dig, 811, is a service that gives everyone from professional builders to homeowners an easy-to-remember number to call to learn the location of any underground utilities ...
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Best practices for active work zones: The team's on it

The week of March 2, Continuous Improvement Team 5 met to complete a rapid-improvement workshop on "active work zone safety." The Safety Steering Team choose a group of employees with diverse experience to work together to improve how we establish, identify, manage and train on active work zones. It didn't take long for the team to identify that ac...
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Required COVID-19 Training

Supervisors – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, two agencies with regulatory authority over worker safety have recently issued guidance to help protect employees. Those agencies, the Washington State Department of Labor Industries (L&I) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), have each produced a document that describe...
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Instructions for getting reports out of Vivid LMS

If you are trying to confirm what your folks are accomplishing in LMS during these time here is a document with directions on how to do so. I have also posted it in the Business Continuity Chat, and it is in the files as well.A reminder that you need an Admin account versus user account which looks like the picture below. Admin account logins are u...
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Grant PUD's COVID-19 Response

As all of us at Grant PUD work through our response to COVID-19 we want to assure customers that our teams continue their daily activities of providing service and support to those throughout Grant County. As a precautionary measure for the safety of customers and employees, we have restricted public access to all of Grant PUD facilities until...
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Free printable safety coloring pages

Download one of the free comic book coloring pages and watch your kids have fun with Grant PUD's Safety Superheroes, Surge and Electricia. They'll learn general tips for electrical safety both in the home and outdoors, recreation safety and energy conservation.  [Click to download] [Click to download]  [Click to d...
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Barrows becomes Transportation manager

I'd like to announce the promotion of Brian Barrows to Grant PUD Transportation Manager, effective March 6.Prior to joining our team in 2008 Brian owned/operated Basin Auto & Truck repair in Quincy from 1999-2008. In June 2008 he started at Grant as a tech 2 on swing shift. A year later he was moved to a tech 3 and later was promoted to foreman...
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Email ‘phishing’ scams continue to fool us

Don't let your guard down  The Grant PUD Cybersecurity Team is constantly "testing" us by sending emails with all the earmarks of a scam, just to see if we fall for them.These "test" emails are harmless, but they're very like the real thing. Phishing scammers disguise themselves as trusted sources to trick their victims into revealing account ...
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All Grant PUD recreation sites closed until further notice

Desplácese hacia abajo para españolMove coincides with other public lands' closures to prevent spread of COVID-19 EPHRATA — Grant PUD has made the difficult decision to close all its parks, campsites, boat launches and other recreation areas and facilities until further notice as an added measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.Th...
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Office Services

Office Services is only accessible for couriers. If you need supplies, please send an email to Office Services and your supplies will be distributed via courier. If you need to drop off mail and it cannot be sent via the courier, or if you need supplies that are outside of the courier stops, please contact x. 2356 or direct dial 793-1582 for arrang...
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Package Delivery

The warehouses are on a normal business schedule and receiving deliveries. Packages delivered to the various warehouses will be held at that warehouse. For control and safety measures, employees expecting packages must contact the warehouse and arrange for pickup.
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Contacting Service Desk

Service Desk can now receive calls via the 2206 or 509-754-2206 queue numbers.Please feel free to use Covid Remote Working Support Team and Service Desk Service Request Form for non-immediate needs.Service Desk can now receive calls via the 2206 or 509-754-2206 queue numbers.Please feel free to use Covid Remote Working Support Team and Service Desk...
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Safety Meeting Makeup Instructions

Given the current circumstances, all of our District Safety Meetings will be completed through our Vivid Training site (LMS). This will include the March safety report and the CXO talking points.The training is now available to you and will need to be completed by April 4, 2020. Once you log into Vivid, you will find this under your "training requi...
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Use Microsoft Teams and conference calling as much as possible

Utilize the resources we have available to limit the amount of exposure and travel you need to communicate with coworkers. Training can be found here.Click here for information on resources to help you get email, attend meetings, and work remotely. 
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Things everyone can do when working remotely (even if you don't have VPN access):

Senior Management recommends employees do the following between regular work assignments:Complete any required training through Vivid Learning.Check your information on the Delve corporate directory to see if it is up to date. Log in with your regular Grant PUD credentials.Work on reconciling your PCard. Click here for a comprehensive PDF with inst...
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District Travel Guidelines

District travel already planned outside Grant PUD's service area and project lands for the next 30 days must be approved by a Senior Executive (CXO). Any new travel plans must also receive senior executive approval. Employees are also asked to make prudent travel decisions on their personal time.​What to do if you are returning from another country...
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Sharepoint Invoice Approval

Log in with Edge as your browser, this seems to reduce the errors people are experiencingIf you receive an error, click the back arrow button to go back a page and enter the info again, it usually processes on the second attemptThere are times when not all the attributes are available to select, select the one's you can and we'll work with you on f...
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